The El Timon Mental Health Association held a didactic event that attracted more than 100 students. It was aimed at raising awareness about mental health and the prevention and treatment of drug addictions. The youngest children and their environments.
This information can be sent directly to students at the centers as well to teachers, parents, and other people who are involved in their daily lives, such that they have the tools necessary to prevent problems with mental health and addictions.
Cristina Gonzalez, president of El Timon Association, stated that "it is believed that childhood and adolescence represent the stages in which it is important to cement the idea of good mental health. This is why the program is not just aimed at them but also his environment.
The workshop was designed to increase awareness and prevent mental health problems and addictions in the education context. Professionals and those with mental health issues went to educational centres to provide guidelines to help recognize disorders early.
This program was well received, as the demand from educational centres for these talks "makes them already looking for funding to continue them next year," Gonzalez noted. Gonzalez also highlighted the fact that more than 100 students were reached by this edition from ten province-wide institutes.